Jørgen Brønlund Fjord

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Jørgen Brønlund Fjord is a fjord in southern Peary Land, northern Greenland, with its mouth located at mouth at 82°7.5′N 29°53.3′W / 82.1250°N 29.8883°W / 82.1250; -29.8883. It is about 30 km long and 1 to 2 km wide, and opens out to Independence Fjord in the south. Brønlundhus, a former research station, is located on the west side close to the mouth of the fjord, and Kap Harald Moltke on the east side. It is named after polar explorer Jørgen Brønlund.

Brønlundhus was until 1950, the northernmost radio outpost in the world.

The northern shore is the type locality of the Buen Formation.[1]


  1. ^ Lower Cambrian trilobites from North Greenland. ISBN 9788763512411. 

Coordinates: 82°11′N 30°45′W / 82.183°N 30.750°W / 82.183; -30.750